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How Loving My Body Allowed Me to Make a Big Lifestyle Change in 2017

Before you read my story, here’s a quick disclaimer: My body image is something that will live with me forever. It’s not something that goes away with the loss of a few pounds, a guy being attracted to me, or finally feeling like I’m at a healthier weight. That’s part of why I wanted to share my story – because while people have not been … Continue reading How Loving My Body Allowed Me to Make a Big Lifestyle Change in 2017

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Pink’s Powerful Message at the VMAs

This weekend, the MTV Video Music Awards hit the stage – artists performed, took home awards, and gave speeches thanking their fans and families for the support. While I watched it mainly as entertainment for my Sunday, one moment in the show stuck out to me (okay, in addition to Demi Lovato’s killer performance), and that was Pink’s acceptance speech after winning the Video Vanguard … Continue reading Pink’s Powerful Message at the VMAs

The Curve Confessionals: Paige

About the interview: Paige and I have been friends for a long time, and she’s always had a killer gymnast body. But she’s had her insecurities along the way like us all, and in our conversation we talked a lot about the pressures from guys and other girls, having an athletic build and rocking it, and how she makes herself feel good and confident. I … Continue reading The Curve Confessionals: Paige

Sports Illustrated’s 2017 Swimsuit Edition Theme is “Size and Body Diversity”

So basically, the makings of a perfect Curve Confessions post, am I right? You’ve all most likely caught on to my obsession with Ashley Graham by now, which actually all started around the time of last year’s Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition. While the magazine has featured the typical, stick thin models in the past, Graham stirred up the pot by being the first size 14+ … Continue reading Sports Illustrated’s 2017 Swimsuit Edition Theme is “Size and Body Diversity”

How I Feel About Lady Gaga’s Body Shamers

Let’s kick this post off with some positives – Lady Gaga absolutely slayed the half time show last night. She’s so talented, looked amazing, and her songs are fire. Not going to lie, she totally inspired me for those 12 minutes. She’s just a really cool, artistic person and sends a great message (Born This Way, anyone?). But how did I know it would somehow … Continue reading How I Feel About Lady Gaga’s Body Shamers